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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Spear Thrower by Pamela Loveridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
About eighty thousand years ago in eastern Africa, a young native named Nibu witnesses some lions kill his parents while out hunting. It is extraordinary that even after such a horrific event, Nibu is inspired to invent the throwing spear, a weapon that is far superior to the old hand spear and which will change our history forever.
Roaring Twenties Cop, Mike Fargo's Own Story by Bill Gutman
Series: The Mike Fargo Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Roaring Twenties Cop is Mike Fargo's story told in his words. It's an introduction to the protagonist of The Mike Fargo Mysteries series. He describes in detail his Staten Island childhood in the 1890s, the incident that made him become a cop and the first time he had to kill. He also talks about Prohibition, the New York City of the Roaring Twenties, flappers, crime and some of his tougher cases.
Adventures in a Small Kentucky Town by Ronnie L. Seals
You set the price! Words: 50,550. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of short stories set in the fictional small town of Lacern, Kentucky. Inspired by the author's Blue Mountain Series.
Fursan, magie de la Charnie ; présentation by Robert Christian Schmitte
Price: Free! Words: 6,500. Language: French. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
Présentation des romans FURSAN, dans l’histoire de France, la conquête des Gaules, la vie sous l’occupation romaine. Puis Fursan fera le tour de la Méditerranée pour connaître les sources de la religion chrétienne et du Graal ! Ensuite, l’auteur vous amènera au cœur de la France médiévale pour participer à la rédaction de la Légende du Graal. Mille ans plus tard, au Tibet et Shamballa
Never Forget the Ghosts of History by Petermcloughlin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,140. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The patterns of history show all civilizations eventually get the war they are trying to avoid because they are not prepared to give up the only thing they will always fight over - power. Nothing has changed. Today the world is plunging towards nuclear war. To the very end the leaders will delude themselves that their motives are honorable. It seems that nothing can be done to stop it.
Sons of the Citadel by Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles. Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 140,660. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pacorus had believed the defeat of Crassus would signal the end of Roman interest in Parthia and for many years his kingdom knew peace and prosperity. But the vindictiveness of Queen Cleopatra of Egypt draws him and the Parthians into a new war, one in which they would be fighting for their very existence when her husband Mark Antony invades the empire at the head of over one hundred thousand men.
Belief - A Novel of Ancient Egypt by Paul Morrison
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 48,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Belief is a historical novel set in 1574 B.C. during a crisis period in Pharaonic Egypt. The book depicts the struggle to expel the foreign invaders from the east, the Hyksos, and the difficulty in trusting a new god whose promises are too good to be true and also too vague to be trusted.
The Sword of Hachiman by Lynn Guest
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 107,000. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
At the dawn of the Shogun era two mighty warrior clans, the Minamoto and the Taira, struggle for power under the Cloistered Emperor. The three Minamoto sons, separated and exiled at birth, are secretly reuniting to avenge their father's bloody death. It is the youngest, Yoshitsune, who is deemed most worthy of possessing the Sword of Hachiman.
The Last Gods of Indochine by Samuel Ferrer
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacquie Mouhot and Paaku the Lotus-Born are divided by six centuries but linked by a common curse. Jacquie follows the footsteps of her grandfather, a famous explorer, to Indochina, where she becomes immersed in the tragedy of Paaku's history: a story simultaneously unfolding in the intertwined present and past, a story in which she still has a vital role to play.
Marius' Mules IX: Pax Gallica by S.J.A. Turney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,320. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
It is 50BC and Caesar winters with his legions in the north, all Gaul conquered but a triumphant return to Rome denied him by the senate who seek his blood. Yet unrest stirs in unknown lands as the tribes of mountainous Aquitania rise under a terrifying new leader and drive out their Roman occupiers.
Image of Gold by Lynda Moldrem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,590. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Amish & Mennonite, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is the fourth book of the Captivity Series as it continues the sage of the Hebrews in their Babylonian captivity in 600 BC. Daniel, now a leader in the kingdom, strives to prevent the loss of his friends' lives as they face the worship of a foreign god. Refusal to worship is certain death by fire.
A Queen's Revenge by S.D. Livingston
Series: Rulers and Rebels. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,130. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The invaders promised peace. Peace to the ancient Celtic kingdoms that obeyed them. But oaths are only honored between men, and when King Prasutagus dies the Roman invaders bring a new threat to Queen Boudicca: relinquish power or die. They expect her to cower. They don’t expect this fierce queen of Britain to march against the mighty Roman army—and win.
The Legacy of Solomon by John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 121,540. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
A story of archaeology set in modern day Jerusalem and the search for the Temple of the Jews, destroyed in 70AD by the Roman Emperor to be Titus, who sacked the city and razed the Temple to the ground.
I Have Called You by Name by Sonya Contreras
Series: Tell of My Kingdom's Glory. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The Israelites are not ready to be God’s people. They want their land without any conditions, but God has other plans for them. He calls them to be His. Some chafe against His restrictions. Others find safety in His boundaries. But all must depend upon God to reach their land. Read God’s story and theirs as He calls the Israelites to be His people set apart for Him. Read it to know Him.
Polyxena Princess of Troy by Ailsa Zheng
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Nine years into the Trojan War, fifteen-year-old Polyxena catches the attention of Achilles when he kills the brother standing next to her, Hector. They meet three times in secret. A romance begins to bloom, but Polyxena is cautious. She despises her brother Paris for starting the war by choosing love over his family, and wants to be nothing like him.
My Name Is No One by J.C. Graeme
Price: $3.65 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
My Name Is No One is an alternative Odyssey as told in Homer's Sunset Bar on Khios. If there is a back story to the Odyssey, then this novel by J. C. Graeme is it. In this story of Odysseus, he is a bar-fly in the Sunset Bar on Khios where he trades stories for jugs of wine with the bar owner Homer. This is a more human Odyssey where there is still adventure aplenty and tragedy as well.
Pour La Gloire De L'Empire by Patrick Huet
Series: Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 29 · Histoires lyonnaises, Book 29. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: French. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Classics
Histoire vraie. Deux cents ans après J.-C. l'Empire romain entrait une nouvelle fois en turbulence. L'empereur Septime Sévère, avait voulu se débarrasser discrètement de son rival, Albinus, par le poison. Celui-ci déjoua cette fourberie et déclara aussitôt la guerre. Les deux armées se firent face près de Lugdunum et mirent la contrée à feu et à sang, pour la plus grande gloire de l'empire.
Ping Pou l'astronome by Pierre Moessinger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: French. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Conte astronomique et philosophique pour donner à penser à des enfants dès 10 ans. En Chine, deux enfants découvrent les restes du journal d'un astronome de l'antiquité...